Community Events

September 2010

Every Monday
The Hilton Head Shore Notes women's a cappella chorus meets Monday nights, 6:45 p.m., Island Lutheran Church, Main St. Alto singers needed. Come join us. For more information please call 843-705-6852 or visit

Beginning in Sept. - Adult Computer Classes
For beginners and intermediate students at Beaufort County Libraries. Registration is required. Days and times vary, so visit for information about these and other library programs .

"Summer Song" Concert
The annual pops concert by the Hilton Head Choral Society is being presented at 8 First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Pkwy. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased online at For more information, visit the Website or call 341-3818.

9th Day of Caring
Join the United Way of the Lowcountry to help serve local companies and organizations by completing much-needed projects. In lieu of participation, United Way of the Lowcountry thankfully accepts financial donations. Event and donations will support 39 local agencies. For more information call 837-2000 or visit or see the ad on page 54.

9th The Pink Partini
You're invited to the Lowcountry's largest girls' night out! Join us at the Kingfisher Retaurant in Shelter Cove from 5:30-8 p.m. for fabulous prizes, food, drink specials and entertainment by David Wingo! For more information see the ad on page 4, or call 842-7465.

9/11 Ceremony
In Waterfront Park, Main Street Beaufort, from11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For more information visit or call 843-525-6644

Stomp the Vineyard
Ridgeland's Inaugural Grape Stomp! Join us from 4-7 p.m. at September Oaks Vineyard, 893 Grays Highway, Ridgeland. Admission is $5 and kids under 12 are free. $100 for team of four to stomp. A portion of proceeds benefit Jasper County Animal Rescue Mission. Please register before September 3rd. For more information call 843-726-9463, Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., visit or see the ad on page 54.

Massage for the Cure
At Massage Envy in Bluffton. Take the fight personally with a $49 massage. $15 from every massage will go to the local affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation. Call 837-3689 for more information and to schedule your massage. See the ad on page 54.

NAMIWalks Kick-Off
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will meet at Callahan's Sports Bar & Grill on Hilton Head Island from 5:30-8:00 p.m. The kick-off dinner is NAMI Beaufort's opportunity to recruit team captains, walk volunteers and walkers. The Islandeers will play golden oldies, blues and classic rock tunes. Callahan's will offer a specially priced menu for family dining and a cash bar is also available. For additional information please contact our local office at 843-681-2200 or visit

Palmetto Quilt Guild
Meeting will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 829 Wm. Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island at 1:00 p.m. Lecture, trunk show and show-n-tell. Guests are welcome, $5 visitor fee.  Come early to socialize! Visit or call 540-1952 for more information.

Tea for Tutu
A Couture Fashion Show featuring clothes from local boutiques plus  silent auction and refreshments. The event will take place at the Sea Pines Country Club from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for children and $40 for adults. Proceeds will benefit the Hilton Head Dance Theatre. For more information visit or see ad on page 54.

Jazz Festival
Thursday through Sunday at Forsyth Park. Sponsored by the City of Savannah, the Festival is free and open to the public. Food and drink venders on-site. For more information call  912-920-1317  or go to  or

Death by Chocolate
Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina presents Death by Chocolate: a Chocolate and Champagne Affair. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Resort, Shipyard Plantation from 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $35 at the Girl Scout service center at 62 New Orleans Road;  $36.99 online at; or by calling 842-3444. All proceeds go to benefit girls in our area. For more information call (843) 552-9910 or visit

Art Expo
The 11th Annual Memory Matters Art Expo will be held from 6-8 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting Street, Hilton Head Island. The Art Expo will feature a silent auction of artwork created by local artists and Memory Matters participants.  Donations from both professional and amateur artists and craftsmen are requested. For information about the event or to make a tax-deductible donation, please call 842-6688.

Movie in the Park
Showing Casablanca at Waterfront Park on Bay Street in Historic Downtown Beaufort from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit or call 843-525-6644.

Evening of the Arts
The Evening of the Arts will celebrate its 30th Anniversary at Historic Honey Horn Plantation from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased by calling 681-5381. Proceeds will benefit the Island School Council of the Arts, to assist in continuing to promote the arts in education. Read all about it on page 46.

Italian Heritage Festival
Authentic Italian food and festivities at Shelter Cove Park from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information call 682-4625, visit or see the ad on page 58.

Women's Expo
Sponsored by the Zonta Club of Bluffton. At Corks Wine Bar in Downtown Bluffton at the Promenade from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. with door prizes and a grand prize raffle. 

Fit for the Cure
Help knock out Breast Cancer at Belk in the Mall at Shelter Cove from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wacoal will be donating $2 for each person who tries on a bra and $4 if they purchase a bra. Proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Wacoal also give a cosmetic bag for an $80 purchase.

Sexual Harassment
Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment Seminar at Georgia Southern University from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Participants will learn what is and isn't sexual harassment, including the latest court decisions. Discussion topics include, what to do if a co-worker is sexually harassed and whether a supervisor can be held personally liable if an employee is harassed. To register, call the University's Continuing Education Center at (912) 478-5551 or visit

Events in October

16th Pub Crawl for the Cure
Event takes place in Old Town Bluffton starting at 6 p.m. and benefits the Carolina Cups Foundation and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. For more info call 540-3064 or visit

PEP Fall Gala
Programs for Exceptional People (PEP) is hosting a fall gala at the Golf Club at Indigo Run beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $75 and the event includes live and silent auctions, an Italian buffet and live music by the Swingtime Quintet. For more information call 681-8413 or visit

Clothing Connection
Event will take place at Lowcountry Community Church, 801 Buckwalter Pkwy., Bluffton from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are looking for donations of gently-worn clothing baby furnitue and linens. For more info call 836-1101.

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